acme (n.)

  1. the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty; the artists gifts are at their acme; at the height of her career; the peak of perfection; summer was at its peak; ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame; the summit of his ambition; so many highest superlatives achieved by man; at the top of his profession

    [ Syn: height , elevation , peak , pinnacle , summit , superlative , meridian , tiptop , top ]

  2. the highest point (of something); at the peak of the pyramid

    [ Syn: vertex , peak , apex ]

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